Imperial County Citrus Pest Control meeting WHEN 3:30 p.m.
WHERE Imperial County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, 852 Broadway, El Centro
INFO Members are encouraged to attend.
Willoughby Road closed
WHEN 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE Road will be closed from Dogwood Road to Clark Road
INFO Road closure due to road striping and stenciling. An alternate route will be posted. For more information, contact the Department of Public Works at (442) 265-1818
Pop Warner elections WHEN 6 to 7 p.m. WHERE Ricochet, 450 Aten Road, Imperial
INFO Elections for Mid Valley Pop Warner will be held at Ricochet. For more information, contact Mary Gutierrez at hullmer[email protected]hoo.com or (760)3361823
Community Chorus for Older Adults
WHEN 4:15 to 5:40 p.m.
WHERE Imperial Valley College Music Department, Room #305, 380 E. Aten Road, Imperial
INFO Register for Community Chorus for Older Adults, MUS 803, Non-credit/ FREE TUITION at Imperial Valley College. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. You may take this course for 99 semesters, and free of charge! No singing experience needed. We welcome all people — absolute experienced singers! This is a very fun and recreational class. You will love it! For more information, email [email protected]perial.edu.
McCabe Road closed
WHEN 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE Road will be closed from Dogwood Road to Pitzer Road
INFO Road closure is due to road striping and stenciling. For more information, please call the Department of Public Works at (442) 265-1818.
Woman’s Club of Holtville WHEN 9:30 a.m. WHERE 219 E. Sixth St., Holtville INFO Book section
Imperial Valley Korean War Veteran Association membership monthly meeting WHEN 11:30 a.m.
WHERE 375 S. First St., El Centro INFO Updates, changes of benefits, medical or other veteran-pertinent information and/or veterans events. For more information, please contact N.O. Benavidez at (760) 352-3929.
Keystone Road closed
WHEN 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE Road closed from Forrester Road to Austin road
INFO Road closure due to the installation of new stop signs. An alternate route will be posted. For more information, call the Department of Public Works at (442) 265-1818
WHEN 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE El Centro Chamber of Commerce, 1095 S. Fourth St., El Centro INFO Members are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call (760) 352-3681.
WHEN 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE 1700 E. Carr Road, Calexico INFO The Calexico Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility will have an industry day with opening remarks from California Highway Patrol Lt. Cmdr. Fernando Martinez. There will be displays by Arizona DOT, Arizona Highway Patrol, U.S. Customs, U.S. Department of Transportation, Truckers Against Trafficking and many more. For more information, contact the Calexico Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility at (760) 768-4000.
Bingo WHEN 5 to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE The American Legion Auxiliary Bradley Keffer Unit 138, Holtville
INFO Proceeds benefit Veterans in Imperial County. Please join us and support our veterans and active-duty service members. Call (619) 807-8431 for more information.
Speed networking and dating
WHEN 5:30 to 7:30 pm
WHERE Humble Farmer Brewing Co., 116 S. Imperial Ave., Suite C, Imperial INFO Join us Valentine’s Day at Humble Farmer Brewing-Imperial for an evening of speed networking or dating, your choice! Cost is $10 for Chamber of Commerce members and $20 for non-members. For more information, contact Alma Silva at front[email protected]perialchamber.org or (760) 355-1609.
Dinner on the Farm
WHEN 4 to 8 p.m.
WHERE Farm Smart, 1004 Holton Road, Holtville
INFO Enjoy a sunset tour of our research facility and harvesting from our “U-Pick” vegetable garden. The dinner will feature date appetizers, date desserts and door prizes. Reserve your tour now. Cost is $50 per person and $90 per couple. Give us a call or text at (760) 791-0261 or reserve online at http://drec.ucanr.edu/FARM_SMART/ Farm_Tours/. All proceeds support our educational programs.
Friends of NRA Dinner WHEN 6 to 10 p.m.
WHERE IV Swiss Club, 1585 E. Worthington Road, Holtville
INFO Cost is $60 and includes a great steak dinner. Don’t miss this once-ayear event to win exclusive NRA guns and prizes with net proceeds supporting shooting sports program and the future of freedom. Details at www. friendsofnra.org/ca or call Carolyn Maness at (760) 337-3052 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Imperial Market Day WHEN 5 to 10 p.m. WHERE Downtown Imperial
INFO For more information, contact the City of Imperial Department of Community Services at (760) 3553316.
Desert Quilters of Imperial Valley Quilt Show
WHEN 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 17
WHERE Southwest High School multipurpose room, 2001 Ocotillo Drive, El Centro
INFO Cost is $5 per person and all ages are welcome to attend. There will be more than 100 quilts for sale at the show. There will be several themed baskets available as door prizes. The raffle for the beautiful quilts and themed baskets will be Sunday afternoon. Winner need not be present to win. Free parking and a wheel chair will be available inside the show. Hope to see you there. For more information contact Carol Sassie at bcc[email protected]global.net or (760) 344-7267.
HIV & the Black Community WHEN 6 to 8:30 pm
WHERE China Palace Steak House, 1075 Adams Ave., El Centro
INFO Join us for this free HIV training. Dinner is on us. RSVP by sending an email to [email protected]gbtcenter.com or by calling (760) 592-4066. Space is limited.
Desert Quilters of Imperial Valley monthly meeting WHEN 7 to 9 p.m.
WHERE Carol Sassie home in Brawley INFO For more information or to get Carol address, please call her at (760) 344-7267 or email at bcc[email protected]global.net.
Woman’s Club of Holtville museum lecture WHEN 6 p.m. WHERE 219 E. Sixth St., Holtville INFO For more information, call Jo Ann Weissman at (760) 353-5158.
A Night at the Oscars
WHEN 5:30 to 10 p.m.
WHERE Richochet Event Center, 450 W. Aten Road, Imperial
INFO The Imperial County Film Commission invites the public to a “Night at the Oscars” event. This red-carpet event will be the film commission’s inaugural annual dinner to include fun and an engaging program that will celebrate the contributions of filming to our area. Imperial County has a long and storied history with Hollywood, reaching back to the silent film era. That history continues today as productions use our vast vistas, industry and unique beauty as the backdrop for their productions. So please join us for this fun and informative event. Event cost is $40 per person or $70 per couple. To purchase tickets, go to www.FilmImperialCounty.com/Tickets. For more information, please contact Charla Teeters at (760)337-4155.
Daddy Daughter Dance WHEN 6 to 9 p.m. WHERE Community Center, 707 Dool Ave.
INFO Put on your poodle skirt, pedal pushers, roll up your jeans or whatever makes you feel like a cool cat, or dress to impress. Admission is $35 per daughter and father/father figure. $15 for additional daughter. Tickets are not available at the door. For more information, please call Calexico Recreation Department at (760) 768-2176.
Calexico Farmers Market
WHEN 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE Crummett Park in Calexico INFO Come and enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, delicious snacks, arts and crafts, a bouncer for the kid, music, and entertainment. Free admission. Featuring Norma’s Chili Dogs and Asadero Neighborhood Tacos. To sign up as a vendor, please call (760) 768-2170 or [email protected]ico.ca.gov.
Sacred Heart School Mardi Gras event WHEN 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE Sacred Heart School INFO Mardi Gras dinner. Admission is $40 per person. For more information, please call (760) 344-2662.
Mardi Gras 2019 Light Parade and Street Festival WHEN 5 to 10 p.m.
WHERE Main Street, El Centro INFO Parade starts at 6 p.m. Concert, beads, games and food. For more information, please contact (760) 337-4555.
Burning Bush Comedy Show
WHEN 6 p.m.
WHERE Desert Trails, Ryerson Hall INFO Enjoy an evening of clean, funny standup comedy. Local favorites Denise Rogers, Oreda Chin and Jerry Godsey will perform, plus our headliner, national comedian Mike Cano. Mike travels throughout the United States entertaining people of all ages. Proceeds will benefit Burning Bush’s dairy goat project to bring 100 dairy goats to orphans and other children in the village of Kogiri, Uganda. Tickets are $25. Go to Eventbrite.com for secure online purchases, or see Jessica at First Christian Church in El Centro. For more information, contact Jim Rhodes at (760) 604-6310.
Desert Trails Spring Craft Fair WHEN 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE Desert Trail RV Park, 225 Wake
Ave., El Centro
INFO Anyone interested in selling their crafts may reserve a table at no cost. (Donations may be left at raffle table). There will be a door raffle. Lunch will be available. To reserve a table, please call Carole Waters at (760) 352-9005 or Toni Thompson at (760) 352-3926.
Blue Angels 10K Fun Run/Walk WHEN 8 a.m
WHERE Sunbeam Lake, 1750 Drew Road, Seeley
INFO Our exciting family event welcomes all ages to participate as you choose to run, walk or bike the course. Strollers are welcomed. Our professional Registration and Reconciliation Services will be coordinated by WB Productions Inc. for our USA Track & Field-certified 10K course, which is hosted by the Navy Region Southwest Morale, Welfare & Recreation Program. Participants will start off at Sunbeam Lake, where their families and friends can cheer them on as they head toward the town of Seeley. Central Union High School’s Tall Flags will be entertaining the participants on land as the Blue Angels fly above. The race ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angels Park. You can register at Active. com. Last day to register is Feb. 19 by 11:59 p.m.
Young musical artist showcase WHEN 3 p.m.
WHERE Sts. Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, 500 S. Fifth St. (Fifth and Orange, parking lot at Fifth and Holt), El Centro
INFO The event is free. The whole family is welcome to attend. Come and enjoy music and support our Valley’s young musicians.
California Retired Teachers of Imperial Valley meeting
WHEN 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE Rose School, Pioneers’ Museum, 373 E. Aten Road, Imperial INFO Mike Burk will speak on therapy dogs.
Imperial High School Class of 1979 reunion WHEN 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
WHERE Inferno, 505 Main St., Brawley INFO Imperial High School Class of 1979 is hosting an open reunion to all Imperial High School alumni. Your presence is required. Reconnect with old classmates and friends. Please RSVP no later than Feb. 15.
Cost is $25 per person and includes buffet dinner served from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. No dinner is $15. Shirt in either red or white (include size(s)) for $20. Shirt pickup will be at the reunion. Please send payment to Chuck Gentry, 58 W. Worthington Road, Imperial. Make check payable to Ruth Jones/ Class of ‘79.